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translates acronyms for you

Terminal - translates acronyms for you
wtf is <acronym>
2010-08-24 20:14:53
User: potatoface
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translates acronyms for you

very handy if you are in irc and absolutely don't know what these guys are talking about. this is a netbsd command, if you are lucky it exists in your distro's package database.

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Is this a joke ? If no, where can we find this ?

Comment by CodSpirit 313 weeks and 4 days ago

Exists in Cygwin...

wtf is rtfm

rtfm: Read The Manual. Used to gently guide a newbie user to the manual page for the tool he's trying to use. The "F" is historical, and was initially added for emphasis. Nowadays it's just plain necessary. See also LART and STFW

Comment by costa24 313 weeks and 4 days ago

@CodSpirit, this is not a joke, in gentoo i simply type 'emerge wtf'. if you have a *good* distro you have it in your package database... ;)

Comment by potatoface 313 weeks and 4 days ago

In Ubuntu, it's part of the 'bsdgames' package:

apt-get install bsdgames

Also, you don't need the 'is'. Just try:

wtf wtf
Comment by drewbenn 312 weeks and 4 days ago

Your point of view

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